Raleigh, NC, US

place
Raleigh is in the state of North Carolina, United States of America. Raleigh is home to 0.14 percent of the US population. There are 102 neighborhoods, a vast network of roadways in Raleigh.

You may find demographics, education information about Raleigh, as well as a list of nearby locations, further down this page.

Demographics of Raleigh

Total Population of Raleigh

  • Raleigh
  • US
Total Population chart statistics
Total449,477449,477321,004,407321,004,407
Raleigh has a total of 449,477 citizens as per 2017 US Census data. This equates to 0.14 percent of the total 321,004,407 citizens of the United States of America.
Total population statistics is shown in the table below:
Total PopulationRaleighUS
Total449,477
0.1% of US
321,004,407
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Gender of Raleigh

  • Raleigh
  • US
Gender chart statistics
Male47.8%47.8%52.2%52.2%
Female48.8%48.8%51.2%51.2%
Raleigh has a total of 175,517 (47.8%) male and 192,005 (52.2%) female citizens as per 2017 US Census data. In comparison, the proportions of male and female citizens in the United States of America are: 48.8 percent male and 51.2 percent female.
Following is the data table for gender statistics:
GenderRaleighUS
Male175,517
47.8% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
126,850,422
48.8%
Female192,005
52.2% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
133,142,237
51.2%
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Income of Raleigh

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  • US
Income per Household chart statistics
< $10k4.8%4.8%6.7%6.7%
$10k - $25k12%12%14.6%14.6%
$25k - $40k13.8%13.8%14%14%
$40k - $60k18.2%18.2%16.2%16.2%
$60k - $100k23.8%23.8%22.3%22.3%
$100k - $125k8.9%8.9%8.6%8.6%
$125k - $150k5.6%5.6%5.4%5.4%
$150k - $200k6.1%6.1%5.8%5.8%
> $200k6.8%6.8%6.3%6.3%
As per 2017 US Census data Raleigh dominant household income ranges are: $60 000 to $99 999 (23.8%), $40 000 to $59 999 (18.2%) and $25 000 to $39 999 (13.8%).
The income data table is as follows:
IncomeRaleighUS
Total176,870
100% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
118,825,921
100%
< $10k8,549
4.8% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
7,942,251
6.7%
$10k - $25k21,153
12% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
17,406,019
14.6%
$25k - $40k24,472
13.8% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
16,663,066
14%
$40k - $60k32,118
18.2% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
19,261,515
16.2%
$60k - $100k42,137
23.8% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
26,454,560
22.3%
$100k - $125k15,756
8.9% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
10,273,788
8.6%
$125k - $150k9,961
5.6% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
6,428,069
5.4%
$150k - $200k10,733
6.1% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
6,931,136
5.8%
> $200k11,991
6.8% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
7,465,517
6.3%
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Median Age of Raleigh

  • Raleigh
  • US
Median Age chart statistics
Total33.133.137.837.8
Male31.931.936.536.5
Female34.134.139.139.1
Raleigh average male age is 31.9 and average female age 34.1 as per 2017 US census data. In comparison United States of America average male age 31.9 and average female age is 34.1.
Median age statistics is shown in the table below:
Median AgeRaleighUS
Total33.137.8
Male31.936.5
Female34.139.1
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Age Groups of Raleigh

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  • US
Age Groups chart statistics
<18 years21.7%21.7%22.9%22.9%
18 - 24 years12.9%12.9%9.7%9.7%
25 - 34 years18.5%18.5%13.7%13.7%
35 - 49 years21.5%21.5%19.2%19.2%
50 - 64 years15.6%15.6%19.6%19.6%
65 - 84 years8.5%8.5%13%13%
>85 years1.2%1.2%1.9%1.9%
According to 2017 US Census figures, the leading age groups in Raleigh are: < 18 (21.7%), 35 - 49 (21.5%), and 25 - 34 (18.5%).
Age groups statistics is shown in the table below:
Age GroupsRaleighUS
Total449,477
100% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
321,004,407
100%
<18 years97,473
21.7% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
73,601,279
22.9%
18 - 24 years58,066
12.9% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
31,131,484
9.7%
25 - 34 years83,294
18.5% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
44,044,173
13.7%
35 - 49 years96,655
21.5% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
61,618,015
19.2%
50 - 64 years70,264
15.6% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
62,877,067
19.6%
65 - 84 years38,113
8.5% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
41,590,866
13%
>85 years5,612
1.2% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
6,141,523
1.9%
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Marital Status of Raleigh

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  • US
Marital Status chart statistics
Married42.9%42.9%50.2%50.2%
Never Married42.7%42.7%33.1%33.1%
Divorced10.6%10.6%10.9%10.9%
Widowed3.8%3.8%5.8%5.8%
According to 2017 US Census statistics, the most common marriage statuses in Raleigh are: Now married (42.9%) and Never married (42.7%).
The data table for marital status is as follows:
Marital StatusRaleighUS
Total367,522
100% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
259,992,659
100%
Married157,759
42.9% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
130,528,964
50.2%
Never Married156,755
42.7% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
86,087,136
33.1%
Divorced39,013
10.6% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
28,212,237
10.9%
Widowed13,995
3.8% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
15,164,322
5.8%
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Education of Raleigh

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  • US
Education Level chart statistics
No Schooling1.1%1.1%1.4%1.4%
Unifinished High-school7.4%7.4%11.2%11.2%
High-school Diploma13.3%13.3%23.3%23.3%
GED or alt. creds2.4%2.4%4%4%
Unfinished College18.2%18.2%20.8%20.8%
Associate's degree7.7%7.7%8.3%8.3%
Bachelor's degree31.9%31.9%19.1%19.1%
Master's degree13.2%13.2%8.4%8.4%
Professional School degree2.6%2.6%2%2%
Doctorate degree2.2%2.2%1.4%1.4%
According to 2017 US Census statistics, the most common household education levels in Raleigh are: Bachelor's degree (31.9%), Unfinished College (18.2%) and High-school Diploma (13.3%).
The education data table is as follows:
EducationRaleighUS
No Schooling3,244
1.1% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
3,121,238
1.4%
Unifinished High-school21,834
7.4% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
24,315,876
11.2%
High-school Diploma39,027
13.3% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
50,496,716
23.3%
GED or alt. creds6,930
2.4% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
8,596,896
4%
Unfinished College53,517
18.2% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
44,935,834
20.8%
Associate's degree22,538
7.7% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
17,917,481
8.3%
Bachelor's degree93,876
31.9% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
41,377,068
19.1%
Master's degree38,659
13.2% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
18,154,808
8.4%
Professional School degree7,764
2.6% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
4,393,328
2%
Doctorate degree6,549
2.2% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
2,962,399
1.4%
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Languages Spoken of Raleigh

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  • US
Languages Spoken chart statistics
English only82.7%82.7%78.7%78.7%
Spanish9.7%9.7%13.2%13.2%
Other Indo-European2.8%2.8%3.6%3.6%
Asian and Pacific2.7%2.7%3.5%3.5%
Other Languages2%2%1%1%
As per 2017 US Census data Raleigh dominant spoken languages are: only English (82.7%), Spanish (9.7%) and Other Indo-European (2.8%).
The data table for languages spoken is as follows:
Languages SpokenRaleighUS
Total421,498
100% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
301,150,892
100%
English only348,394
82.7% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
236,929,699
78.7%
Spanish41,056
9.7% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
39,769,281
13.2%
Other Indo-European11,971
2.8% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
10,907,675
3.6%
Asian and Pacific Islands11,521
2.7% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
10,409,087
3.5%
Other Languages8,556
2% of Raleigh,
0.3% of US
3,135,150
1%
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Ethnic Diversity of Raleigh

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  • US
Ethnic Diversity chart statistics
White59%59%73%73%
African American28.9%28.9%12.7%12.7%
American Indian0.3%0.3%0.8%0.8%
Asian4.6%4.6%5.4%5.4%
Hawaiian & Pacific0.1%0.1%0.2%0.2%
Two+ ethnicities2.6%2.6%3.1%3.1%
Other4.6%4.6%4.8%4.8%
As per 2017 US census data Raleigh dominant ethnic diversity groups are: White (59%), African American (28.9%) and Other (4.6%).
Detailed statistics for ethnic diversity is shown in the table below:
Ethnic DiversityRaleighUS
Total449,477
100% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
321,004,407
100%
White265,366
59% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
234,370,202
73%
African American129,711
28.9% of Raleigh,
0.3% of US
40,610,815
12.7%
American Indian & Alaska Native1,554
0.3% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
2,632,102
0.8%
Asian20,476
4.6% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
17,186,320
5.4%
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander345
0.1% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
570,116
0.2%
Two or more ethnicities11,505
2.6% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
10,081,044
3.1%
Other20,520
4.6% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
15,553,808
4.8%
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Household Types of Raleigh

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  • US
Household Types chart statistics
Family Households55.9%55.9%65.9%65.9%
Non-family Households44.1%44.1%34.1%34.1%
Raleigh family households are 55.9% and non-family households 44.1% as per 2017 US census data. In comparison United States of America family households contains 65.9% and non-family households 34.1%.
The data table for household types is as follows:
Household TypesRaleighUS
Total176,870
100% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
118,825,921
100%
Family households,
Married-couple family
68,480
38.7% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
57,459,352
48.4%
Family households,
Other family
30,475
17.2% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
20,839,351
17.5%
Family households,
Other family,
Male householder no wife present
7,186
4.1% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
5,747,150
4.8%
Family households,
Other family,
Female householder no husband present
23,289
13.2% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
15,092,201
12.7%
Nonfamily households,
Householder living alone
59,044
33.4% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
32,863,560
27.7%
Nonfamily households,
Householder not living alone
18,871
10.7% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
7,663,658
6.4%
Family Households98,955
55.9% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
78,298,703
65.9%
Non-family Households77,915
44.1% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
40,527,218
34.1%
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Employment Industries of Raleigh

  • Raleigh
  • US
Employment Industries chart statistics
Agriculture0.2%0.2%1.3%1.3%
Construction5.7%5.7%6.4%6.4%
Manufacturing7.2%7.2%10.3%10.3%
Wholesale2.4%2.4%2.7%2.7%
Retail10.5%10.5%11.4%11.4%
Utilities0.5%0.5%0.8%0.8%
Information2.7%2.7%2.1%2.1%
Finance & Insurance5.8%5.8%4.6%4.6%
Real Estate2.6%2.6%1.9%1.9%
Sci & Tech Services12.7%12.7%6.9%6.9%
Company Management0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%
Administrative Services5.1%5.1%4.3%4.3%
Educational Services9.4%9.4%9.3%9.3%
Health Care11.6%11.6%13.8%13.8%
Arts & Entertainment2.2%2.2%2.2%2.2%
Accommodation & Food Services8.4%8.4%7.5%7.5%
Public Administration5.1%5.1%4.7%4.7%
Other Services4.5%4.5%4.9%4.9%
As per 2017 US census data Raleigh dominant household income ranges are: Professional scientific and technical services (12.7%), Health care and social assistance (11.6%), Retail trade (10.5%) and Educational services (9.4%).
Following is the data table for employment industries statistics:
Employment IndustriesRaleighUS
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting392
0.2% of Raleigh,
0% of US
1,958,431
1.3%
Construction14,015
5.7% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
9,564,541
6.4%
Manufacturing17,482
7.2% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
15,477,389
10.3%
Wholesale5,803
2.4% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
4,042,867
2.7%
Retail25,638
10.5% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
17,167,000
11.4%
Utilities1,307
0.5% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
1,257,353
0.8%
Information6,642
2.7% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
3,173,300
2.1%
Finance & Insurance14,251
5.8% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
7,001,182
4.6%
Real Estate6,232
2.6% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
2,907,138
1.9%
Scientific & Technical Services31,008
12.7% of Raleigh,
0.3% of US
10,416,745
6.9%
Company Management297
0.1% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
144,719
0.1%
Administrative & Waste Management Services12,514
5.1% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
6,439,693
4.3%
Educational Services22,943
9.4% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
13,931,235
9.3%
Health Care & Social Assistance28,346
11.6% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
20,850,113
13.8%
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation5,287
2.2% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
3,283,165
2.2%
Accommodation & Food Services20,564
8.4% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
11,303,481
7.5%
Public Administration12,501
5.1% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
7,025,870
4.7%
Other Services10,877
4.5% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
7,371,226
4.9%
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Means of Transportation of Raleigh

  • Raleigh
  • US
Means of Transportation chart statistics
Car, Truck or Van94.1%94.1%89.9%89.9%
Public Transportation2.2%2.2%5.4%5.4%
Walk1.9%1.9%2.9%2.9%
Motorcycle or Bicycle1.8%1.8%1.9%1.9%
As per 2017 US census data Raleigh dominant types of transportation to work are: Car truck or van (94.1%).
The means of transportation data table is as follows:
Means of TransportationRaleighUS
Car, Truck or Van210,516
94.1% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
127,053,717
89.9%
Public Transportation4,891
2.2% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
7,607,907
5.4%
Walk4,269
1.9% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
4,049,337
2.9%
Taxicab, Motorcycle, Bicycle or Other4,031
1.8% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
2,693,671
1.9%
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Time of Commute of Raleigh

  • Raleigh
  • US
Time of Commute to Work chart statistics
< 10 mins10.8%10.8%12.7%12.7%
10-15 mins14%14%13.6%13.6%
15-20 mins19.2%19.2%15.3%15.3%
20-25 mins17.9%17.9%14.6%14.6%
25-30 mins8.3%8.3%6.4%6.4%
30-35 mins14.6%14.6%13.7%13.7%
35-45 mins5.7%5.7%6.8%6.8%
45-50 mins5.3%5.3%8.1%8.1%
> 60 mins4.3%4.3%8.9%8.9%
As per 2017 US census data Raleigh dominant travel time to work ranges are: 15-20 minutes, 20-25 minutes and 30-35 minutes.
The time of commute data table is as follows:
Time of CommuteRaleighUS
< 10 mins24,142
10.8% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
17,921,724
12.7%
10-15 mins31,290
14% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
19,241,335
13.6%
15-20 mins42,983
19.2% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
21,633,308
15.3%
20-25 mins39,986
17.9% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
20,585,782
14.6%
25-30 mins18,457
8.3% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
8,998,679
6.4%
30-35 mins32,559
14.6% of Raleigh,
0.2% of US
19,345,968
13.7%
35-45 mins12,746
5.7% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
9,634,261
6.8%
45-50 mins11,861
5.3% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
11,464,394
8.1%
> 60 mins9,683
4.3% of Raleigh,
0.1% of US
12,579,181
8.9%
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Education of Raleigh

Schools in Raleigh

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Colleges in Raleigh

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Universities in Raleigh

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Kindergartens in Raleigh

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Music Schools in Raleigh

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Locations in Raleigh